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The unknown writers who inspired “Brave New World” and “1984” — Quartzy

In 1919, a British author named Rose Macaulay revealed What Not, a novel a few dystopian future—a courageous new world if you’ll—the place individuals...

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Why Berlin is the favorite city of Chinese dissidents — Quartz

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, marked a brand new starting of Liu Xia’s life, simply days shy of the first anniversary of her husband’s dying in Chinese custody...

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The age of heroes is over — Quartz

Oh how the mighty maintain falling. It’s been a troublesome few years for cultural heroes, as a collection of scandals confirmed that our celebrity...